Park Place appoints Kathie Lyons to new role as Executive Vice President & General Manager of ParkViewTM

Former Dell EMC executive will be responsible for operational oversight of the company’s predictive, remote monitoring service solution

Park Place Technologies, the global leader in third-party maintenance for data center hardware, today announced Kathie Lyons has joined the company as Executive Vice President and General Manager of ParkView™, filling a new role overseeing the company’s rapidly growing strategic business unit that is focused on data center software and hosted automated monitoring services. As GM for ParkView™, Kathie will be responsible for building and executing on the ParkView™ roadmap, which includes innovating beyond hardware monitoring to deliver an all encompassing Data Center monitoring service via a single pane of glass.

Lyons brings over 25 years of experience in operational leadership, customer-centric execution, and implementing enterprise systems worldwide. During her time as Vice President of Enterprise Programs and National Security at EMC, she led the performance optimization of global programs and systems, R&D configuration, and national security compliance, policy and processes.

“Kathie joins Park Place during an exciting phase of company-wide growth and brings a wealth of experience and technical acumen,” said Chris Adams, President and CEO of Park Place Technologies. “Kathie’s new role was created as we continue to invest in the development of Parkview™. Kathie will be instrumental in ushering ParkView™ into its next phase of innovation as it continues to be a value driver for our business.”

“I am thrilled to join a team that embodies a constant commitment to evolution,” said Lyons, newly appointed Executive Vice President and General Manager of ParkView™, Park Place Technologies. “Park Place is truly pioneering a new industry standard in customer response with ParkView™. I look forward to leading the team in helping global customers reach unprecedented levels of continuous uptime.”

ParkView™ is a secure, hosted monitoring service that proactively identifies component failures and probable cause across a single pane of glass. ParkView™ delivers an automated service for customers with near-term plans to extend beyond the hardware layer into software to include both operating systems and virtual servers. Since launching in 2018, more than 1,000 customers globally have benefitted from the automated ticket creation and reduced downtime the platform provides.

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Park Place Technologies

Park Place Technologies, founded in 1991, simplifies the management of complex technology environments for more than 17,000 customers worldwide. We provide exceptional global service for data center storage, server and network hardware for all tier one OEM equipment. Our worldwide network of more than 400,000 parts stored regionally, locally and on-site allows for fast parts distribution and service to drive Uptime.

Park Place responded to customer input and created a new technology service category – Discover, Monitor, Support, Optimize (DMSO) – a fully integrated approach to managing critical infrastructure. Our industry-leading and award-winning services include ParkView™ Managed Services, Entuity software, and our Enterprise Operations Center.

With Park Place Technologies, customers are maximizing Uptime, improving operational speed, eliminating IT chaos, and boosting return on investment – ultimately accelerating their digital transformation.

Park Place supports 58,000+ data centers in 150+ countries.